Optimize Balance in Sustainability Stakeholder Engagement Models

Blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Company
Mar 30, 2011 10:20 AM ET

Taiga Company blog by Julie Urlaub, Founder and Managing Partner at Taiga Compa…

As ‘sustainable’ businesses practices continue to gain momentum among the general public, many executives have elevated business sustainability as a key component to their long-term business planning processes.  Clearing this initial hurdle, the traditionally large gap between business planning and corporate action now represents the step change for the business world.   

Discussed extensively in recent posts, the key to initiating and maintaining company action is defining the unique value sustainability concepts have to your organization.  Our sustainability consulting stresses a healthy balance of internal and external stakeholder engagement as a means to defining and initiating affective action.    Determining the right balance between stakeholder feedback, consultation, and consent is an important step in determining the appropriate engagement model with stakeholders.  Our sustainability consulting understands that in order to build a focused business sustainability plan all three value-added engagement avenues must be addressed to promote both company and business partner successClick here to continue reading about optimizing balance in sustainability stakeholder engagement.

Home to one third of the earth's trees, the Taiga is the largest land-based biosphere and encircles the globe. Its immense oxygen production literally changes the atmosphere and refreshes the planet. It is this continuous renewal that has shaped Taiga Company's vision to drive similar change in the business world. Taiga Company seeks to be the "oxygen for your business".